Celebrations in the Diocese of Sault-Ste-Marie for the recent Canonization of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

plouffeA number of dioceses and parishes across Canada plan to celebrate the recent Canonization of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha as a special opportunity to encourage awareness, reconciliation and gratitude with respect to Indigenous People. Among these celebrations was a special Mass with First Nations communities held at Ste-Anne-des-Pins parish in Sudbury, in the Diocese of Sault-Ste-Marie, on Sunday, October 28, presided by its Bishop the Most Reverend Jean-Louis Plouffe. The celebration was televised by Radio-Canada, the French-language chain of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, as part of its weekly TV series, Le jour du Seigneur. The diocese also plans other events to celebrate the Canonization.